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How Benefits are Delivered to Your Workforce

How Benefits are Delivered to Your Workforce

Your employee benefits expense is likely a top three expense at your company and a cornerstone to recruiting and retaining top talent. “But how much money do you actually invest in communicating, promoting and delivering such a significant investment to your employees,” asks Bob Gearhart Jr., with the DCW Group....

How to Deliver Fortune 100 Benefits

How to Deliver Fortune 100 Benefits

Start with a complete portfolio evaluation. In this month’s video for The New Benefits Blueprint, Bob Gearhart Jr., CEO of DCW Group, introduces the firm’s process for delivering benefits to employees. I joined the firm two years ago as enhanced-benefits specialist and enrollment coordinator to incorporate this process into a comprehensive benefits strategy for our […]

Start with a complete portfolio evaluation. In this month’s video for The New Benefits Blueprint, Bob Gearhart Jr., CEO of DCW Group, introduces the firm’s process for delivering benefits to employees. I joined the firm two years ago as enhanced-benefits specialist and enrollment coordinator to incorporate this process into a...

The Definition of Insanity

Insurance

As we near the fourth quarter, many of you are entering the period when your health insurance renews.  That means calls and emails from health insurance brokers requesting an updated census, benefit summaries, and a copy of the most recent renewal to go “work their magic” and quote your benefits.  While sending multiple brokers to […]

As we near the fourth quarter, many of you are entering the period when your health insurance renews.  That means calls and emails from health insurance brokers requesting an updated census, benefit summaries, and a copy of the most recent renewal to go “work their magic” and quote your benefits. ...

How Your Health Insurance Buying Style Affects Your Renewal

Bob Gearhart Jr

As the fourth quarter nears, many of you are entering the period when your health insurance renews.  “That means calls and emails from health insurance brokers requesting an updated census, benefit summaries, and a copy of the most recent renewal to go ‘work their magic’  and quote your benefits,” says...

Beaumont Health to Acquire Summa Health

Bob Gearhart Jr.

Beaumont Health, based in Michigan, signed a letter of intent to purchase Summa Health in Akron. The deal would add four hospitals to Beaumont’s footprint. “But perhaps the most interesting piece of the acquisition is Summa Care, the insurance subsidiary of Summa Health that insures about 46,000 members,” says Bob...

Impact of Highmark, UPMC Agreement

Bob Gearhart DCW Group

On June 24, the same day the Trump administration announced an executive order to increase transparency in the health-care system, a 10-year agreement was reached between Highmark and UPMC, mere days before the consent decree between the two organizations was set to expire. “The consent degree came into effect when...

DCW Reduces Rhiel’s Premiums 14.8%

Since 1951, Rhiel Supply Co. understands that attracting and retaining a talented workforce is a vital part of running a successful business. To do that, a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit plan is necessary to attract top talent and ensure employee satisfaction and retention. So when Rhiel's health insurance premiums...

How Rhiel Supply Reduced Premiums

If you’ve been following the six case studies we’ve shared in the New Benefits Blueprint, you know that we are showcasing our clients who are offering higher quality benefits to their employees while significantly lowering their company’s health- care spend. The goal of sharing these case studies is to help other employers attain the same […]

If you’ve been following the six case studies we’ve shared in the New Benefits Blueprint, you know that we are showcasing our clients who are offering higher quality benefits to their employees while significantly lowering their company’s health- care spend. The goal of sharing these case studies is to help...

How to Find the Right Benefits Adviser

How do you know if you’re working with the right adviser? “If an adviser suggests to you that the way they earn your business is to quote your employee benefits package at renewal. They are the wrong adviser,” says Bob Gearhart Jr. of DCW Group. In this installment of The...